An individual instance of Ailanthus altissima (tree of heaven)
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http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu/ind-baskauf/10997


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This particular organism is believed to have naturalised means of establishment.

This organismal entity has the scope: colony.

This entity has the scope: colony.

Remarks: Individual represents a small roadside population, no longer extant in 2010


Identifications:


Ailanthus altissima

(Mill.) Swingle

sec. Gleason Cronquist 1991

common name: tree of heaven
family: Simaroubaceae
Identified 2002-05-16 by Steven J. Baskauf


Location:


Wedgewood Ave at 17th Ave S, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.1372°, -86.79598°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

Location determined from Google maps.



Occurrences were recorded for this particular organism on the following dates:
2002-05-16
2002-05-20
2002-06-22
2003-03-04

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whole tree (or vine) - general
whole tree (or vine) - general
whole tree (or vine) - general
bark - of a medium tree or large branch
twig - winter overall
twig - close-up winter leaf scar/bud
leaf - whole upper surface
inflorescence - whole - unspecified
inflorescence - whole - unspecified
inflorescence - frontal view of flower
fruit - as borne on the plant
fruit - as borne on the plant
fruit - lateral or general close-up

Gleason Cronquist 1991 =

Gleason, Henry A. and Arthur Cronquist, 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY, US.


Metadata last modified: 2015-10-10T17:16:00.288-05:00
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